Tag Archives: death

Crossing the Line: Embracing Death with Creativity

Over dinner with a friend, nearly a month ago, I pondered over the connections between creativity and death.  She had just watched a movie about a Japanese man who took a job assisting with death rites, and our conversation spiraled into … Continue reading

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Contemplative Art

This week’s Celebration of Wellness Blog Party focused on cultivating stillness.  I was amazed at the lessons once learned in other situations that came to the foreground this week.  This week reminded me that I have a lot of wisdom … Continue reading

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I say Good-bye…I say Hello

Yesterday morning, I woke up with a slight feeling of sadness.  I couldn’t place at first where my melancholy mood came from, but within seconds, I realized I was grieving over saying goodbye to 2010.  This year resonated with meaning … Continue reading

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Storyteller’s Daughter

I love a good story. And Halloween stories or spooky stories are some of my favorite.  Even as a kid, those were the stories my family told as we circled up in an attempt to entertain one another.  My dad … Continue reading

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Wishcasting Wednesday: Where do you wish to grow your confidence?

WHERE DO I WISH TO GROW MY CONFIDENCE?

I wish to reach down to that place inside where I sometimes cling onto things as a way of holding onto memories. I want to grow the confidence to let go of those things, knowing that the stories I have associated with them can ultimately be anchored in my heart. Continue reading

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Wishcasting Wednesday: What I want less of

As a young lady of 21, I dreamed of stepping out on my own.  My wedding was just months away and life was mine for the living.  One fateful afternoon, I lost my mother.  First to a coma and then … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You Cherries

You have heard the old adages about Life being a bowl of cherries and Life handing you lemons to make lemonade, well about three days ago, I was gifted with a box packed with 8 full bags of raw cherries. … Continue reading

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